Dr. Christine Woods,
Dr. Christine Woods is the owner and founder of Crowned Counseling. With over 24 years of experience as a social worker, Dr. Woods has a wealth of knowledge that has equipped her with the relevant skills to guide clients through their individual healing processes. Dr. Woods has had experience working with clients of all ages who are experiencing a wide range of mental health concerns. She has effectively facilitated change with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Dr. Woods's guiding philosophy is based on the fact that all people are innately resilient but that we all at some point need a gentle nudge or reminder of our resilience. With this in mind, Dr. Woods works to assist clients in rediscovering their inner strength to overcome all of life's obstacles.
Dr. Woods has training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Brainspotting, and Motivational Interviewing.
Cayla is a two time graduate of the University of Missouri where she earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees in Social Work. Cayla has been working as a social worker since receiving her Bachelor of Social Work degree but transitioned to the role of therapist upon earning her Master of Social Work degree. She has experience working with children & adolescents, young adults, families, and couples surrounding issues of anxiety, depression, trauma, and life transitions, to name a few. Cayla prides herself on creating genuine connections with each client with whom she works. She believes that authentic connect is a catalyst for growth and healing. Cayla recognizes that each client has a unique story and set of experiences. Thus, she tailors each session to meet client's individual needs. Cayla has worked with and been under the tutelage of Dr. Woods for several years.
Cayla has extensive training on trauma treatment and specialized training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT), Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFCT), and Brainspotting.